Joanna Lewis - Head of PI and Clinical Negligence

Barrister & Mediator

Name: Joanna Lewis - Head of PI and Clinical Negligence
Position: Barrister & Mediator
Year of Call: 2004

Joanna was called to the Bar in 2004 and specialises in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury, representing both Claimants and Defendants in all areas of these disciplines. She also practices in the complementary field of Credit Hire. Joanna is an Accredited Mediator and is keen to promote the use of mediation and ADR in the settlement of disputes.

Joanna has a wealth of knowledge in personal injury law. She is extremely good tactically and has a very pragmatic approach to cases. She is very good with clients and really listens to them so they feel in control of their case.’ ‘Joanna is an extremely dedicated barrister. She can break down extremely complicated clinical negligence claims, and provides an impressive balance of support and professionalism with clients. She is a very strong advocate.’- Legal 500 2023

‘Sensitive client care and clear, confident advocacy’ have earned Joanna commendation from the judiciary as well as professional and lay clients. Her personable style yet robust approach to cases enables clients to feel both at ease and confident in her expertise.

Ranked Tier 2 in Legal 500 2022 for both Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury; ‘She is very good with the details and particularly impressive when dealing with experts. She always gives sensible, practical advice to bring claims to a successful conclusion.’

A skilled cross-examiner who is thorough, hard-working, and no-nonsense in her approach.’ – Legal 500 2021


Clinical Negligence
Personal Injury

Professional Memberships

Personal Injury Bar Association


Civil Mediation Council


CMC Accredited Mediator

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Postgraduate Diploma in Law

MA (Hons) History, University of St Andrews


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